2020 Kielbasa Cook Off Winners

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What a great time we had at the 2020 Kielbasa Cook Off!  Thank you to all who came out to support PACT.  PACT is a 501c3  non-profit group working to promote our local Polish Heritage and work with other groups with the same goals.  The profit from the cook off will be used to give 4 high school or college age students a $1,000 scholarship.  We work with the Toledo Poznan Alliance to help local Polish students in their education.    We have given $30,000 to local students so far.…

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Polish Movie Series Postponed

Due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the boards of the Polish American Community of Toledo (P.A.C.T.) and the Toledo Poznan Alliance (T.P.A.) have postponed the Polish Movie series until Polish American Heritage Month in October. Stay well and plan to join us in October! Here is the list of films that we will be showing in October: Man of Marvel Sexmition (1983) Katyn (viewer discretion) Debt (2019) The Rose (2011) Saragosa Manuscript (1965)

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Join us for a Traditional Polish Christmas Eve Celebration

Wigilia 2019 Wesołych Świąt! PACT and TPA are proud to announce this year’s Christmas Eve traditional “Wigilia” Celebration.  The word “Wigilia” comes from the Latin word “VIGILARE” – to await. This year’s celebration is scheduled for Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Olivet Lutheran Church’s Christian Life Center, 5840 Monroe Street in Sylvania.  Doors open at 5:00 and Wigilia program and dinner start at 5:30. The Wigilia Celebration includes: Lighting of the First Candle Reading of the Passage of the Birth of Christ Sharing of Oplatek Meatless Meal of Traditional Polish…

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Celebrate Polish Heritage Month

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Polish American Heritage Month is an annual designation observed in October. Across the globe, there are about 9.5 million Polish Americans. They represent about 3% of the American population. The first wave of millions of Poles migrated America between 1800 and 1860. The second and third generations of Poles were born in America in the late 1900’s, and grew up as Americans with a touch of Polish heritage. The Polish have always held onto a fierce passion for their culture, their independence, and their new country. We celebrate Polish American…

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Disco Polo Dance Party at the 2019 Toledo Area Polish American Festival

  Friday night, something new, something cool! DJ Tadeusz Gnida will spin the BEST songs from Poland and the US with our FIRST EVER Disco Polo Party! For those who aren’t familiar with Disco Polo, it’s what ALL the DJ’s play at weddings, bars, festival and events all over Poland! Consider it polka music for the clubs! Friday, May 17, 2019 Club 16, 316 King Road, Festival opens at 5:00 pm, Party starts at 8:00 pm! Dancing with the stars, Polish edition starts after Echoes of Poland around 7:15 pm. Echoes…

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March 20th Showing of Cold War at the Maumee Theater

P.A.C.T. and the Toledo-Poznan Alliance are proud to announce the ONLY showing of the Academy Award Nominated and Cannes Film Festival Best Picture Winner “Cold War” (Zimna Wojna) in the Toledo Area! THIS IS A FREE EVENT AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950s in Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, the film depicts an impossible love story in impossible…

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